J.J. Wilcox scored 14 rushing touchdowns and four receiving touchdowns in his collegiate career. The Georgia Southern standout is expected to be selected in the second day of the 2013 NFL draft but, surprisingly, as a safety.
For one year, his senior season, Wilcox played strong safety and excelled. The 6'0", 214-pound ex-Eagle is intriguing NFL teams with his potential.
Let's take a look at some of his biggest plays.
With Georgia Southern leading Old Dominion 42-35, J.J. Wilcox iced the game by intercepting a Taylor Heinicke pass with 2:36 left in the fourth quarter.
Wilcox had tight coverage and then ripped the ball out of the receiver's grasp, exhibiting the physicality that has him on the NFL radar.
In a 58-0 rout of Jacksonville, J.J. Wilcox exhibited his athletic ability and defensive awareness while making an interception.
In a 35-16 victory against Samford, J.J. Wilcox was a difference-maker for Georgia Southern. In this highlight, Wilcox breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Kelsey Pope with a punishing blow.
In 2012, Georgia Southern's defense was dominant in a 17-9 win over Wofford. In this highlight, J.J. Wilcox punishes Wofford's quarterback, Brian Kass, for a loss.
In a closely contested game against Old Dominion, J.J. Wilcox was a defensive stalwart. In this highlight, the Georgia Southern product defends a pass deep in Eagle territory. The Eagles won 49-35.